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    That's lovely to hear a happy ending for your...

    That's lovely to hear a happy ending for your girl. I'm thrilled.
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    I don't think its closed over properly yet, but...

    I don't think its closed over properly yet, but don't want to be invasive myself. I think the vet will check that out when he goes in tomorrow for check-up.
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    He seems a bit better in himself. He ate quite a...

    He seems a bit better in himself. He ate quite a bit of grass outside yesterday evening. He did eat some hay overnight but not as much as usual, but did produce a lot of droppings as well. He's never...
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    Thanks both. Good shout IM. After a few days on...

    Thanks both. Good shout IM. After a few days on baytril with no improvement the vet said to give a low dose of loxicom. After starting the co-trimoxazole I started to withdraw it gradually but I...
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    I've been googling this drug and it has several...

    I've been googling this drug and it has several equivalents, all with very long names, but short story is there is a low risk of serious side effects, similar on scale to baytril. Which makes me...
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    Co-trimoxazole antibiotics for rabbits?

    My Oscar developed an abscess on the end of his nose. The vet drained the puss and prescribed a course of baytril. At the same time he took a swab of the puss for a culture test. After 5 days the...
  7. Thanks everyone for all the kind words. Gracie...

    Thanks everyone for all the kind words. Gracie really was the most amazing bun. Always one step ahead of me, so clever. And an escape artist, she was a stray, and once settled in my place she could...
  8. Thanks for the good advice. I've just had the...

    Thanks for the good advice. I've just had the dreaded call from the vet and they've found a large swelling on Grace's jaw which is either a serious infection or a tumour. Either way they feel its...
  9. One bun ill, other not, both at vets but separated, should they be together??

    My prescious older female bun Grace (7-8 yrs? I'm not sure, had her myself for 7 years as a rescue rabbit) has been gradually eating less hay and producing less droppings over a period of a few weeks...
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    Quick update, both buns doing well Its a slow...

    Quick update, both buns doing well Its a slow recovery, so starting to eat a bit more hay now but way off normal. Out in the garden again devouring my lawn. Other little behaviour patterns that tell...
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    Hi all, just standing outside in the rain with my...

    Hi all, just standing outside in the rain with my buns as I post this! We have been out in the garden for 45 mins now and it is starting to get a bit dark. Both buns have been eating grass pretty...
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    Thanks everyone. Just been in for late night veg...

    Thanks everyone. Just been in for late night veg round and they both seemed up for it. Had parsley, coriander, broccoli and a bit of kale. Not perfect diet I realise but better than nothing. Still...
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    Just googling Panacur. Seems to be worming stuff,...

    Just googling Panacur. Seems to be worming stuff, is that the right thing?
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    Thanks again, i will look for brambles. They may...

    Thanks again, i will look for brambles. They may well be craving fibre yes, they both eat so much hay normally.
    In fact, now i think, when they hav e been out recently Brian in particular has been...
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    Thanks, I do give flat leaf parsely quite...

    Thanks, I do give flat leaf parsely quite regularly which they both absolutely love. Mint and coriander a bit hit and miss, sometimes its eaten, others not. Will give fenugreek and dill a go,...
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    Sorry re dandelions, yes they both love dandelion...

    Sorry re dandelions, yes they both love dandelion leaves, but not in season now unfortunately. I read somewhere you can pick them in bloom and freeze them? Where I live in Northumberland it will be...
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    Its a difficult thing syringe feeding without...

    Its a difficult thing syringe feeding without help, but i appreciate its the way to go if needed. Grace in particular is quite highly strung so does not take well to being handled and is also liable...
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    Yes, cat litter might be alternative. Its not...

    Yes, cat litter might be alternative. Its not bedding as such, just in the litter trays. They live in a large fully insulated shed. They have a double decker hutch in the shed but the hutch door is...
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    Thanks all for the replies so far, this place is...

    Thanks all for the replies so far, this place is amazing! To try to answer the various questions;
    I use carboard bedding because i understood it was safer, compared to say wood shavings. Brian is...
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    Please help - both buns not well

    Hello everyone, I am new here and joined out of desperation for advice. I have 2 rabbits, Brian is quite young, 1-2 years and Grace a bit older about 6-7 years. Both are voracious hay eaters. Within...
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